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Cover for Bio-osmopriming tomato (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lycopersicon esculentum</i> Mill.) seeds for improved seedling establishment.

Bio-osmopriming (BOP) is a combination of osmoconditioning and biopriming procedures that simultaneously hydrates seeds and applies a bacterial coating. The bacterium applied is Pseudomonas aureofaciens AB254. Processing tomato (cv. OH 8245) seedlots of 5 g each received one of four treatments;...

Author(s)
Warren, J. E.; Bennett, M. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994048)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Fire blight: the disease and its causative agent, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i>.

This book is the first multi-authored book on fire blight, the most devastating bacterial disease of apples and pears. It is divided into three sections. The first section is about the disease: its epidemiology, its worldwide distribution and its economic importance, the host range of the pathogen...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book
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Cover for Hemp diseases and pests: management and biological control - an advanced treatise.

This unique book combines a review of the hemp (Cannabis) pest and disease literature published over the past 50 years with up-to-date information on modern biological control techniques. Each pest and disease organism is presented in the same format, covering economic impact, geographical and...

Author(s)
McPartland, J. M.; Clarke, R. C.; Watson, D. P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994543)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crop ecosystem responses to climatic change: tree crops.

This chapter reviews the responses of tree crops to climatic change. The topics discussed include: the differences between non-woody and woody crops in terms of production and development; effects of climate on tree growth and physiology; interaction with biotic components (phytophages); and...

Author(s)
Janssens, I. A.; Mousseau, M.; Ceulemans, R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994390)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Results of the survey.

This chapter presents the results of the survey conducted among biopesticide researchers from different countries. Statistical analysis was applied to interpret the results of the survey. The topics analysed include: the plant pests and pathogens studied by the researchers; biological control...

Author(s)
Harris, J.; Dent, D. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994796)
Type
Book chapter
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A discussion of the results of the first survey on the main constraints to biopesticide development experienced by researchers in developing countries is presented in this chapter.

Author(s)
Harris, J.; Dent, D. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994796)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter presents the conclusions obtained from the results of a questionnaire survey on biopesticide development and its constraints among researchers in developing countries. Targeted assistance in the form of specialized support, facilities and access to expertise on a multi-national,...

Author(s)
Harris, J.; Dent, D. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994796)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganodermataceae</i>: nomenclature and classification.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the plant pathogens belonging to Ganodermataceae and their systematics. It provides a history of Ganoderma taxonomy and nomenclature, and describes the morphological features and cultural characteristics of Ganoderma species. Information on the taxonomy and ...

Author(s)
Seo, G. S.; Kirk, P. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>. Diseases of Perennial Crops.

This book is a joint effort by 36 authors from 13 countries. The 19 chapters address many current issues in the development of sustainable disease management programmes and are grouped into five major themes. These are, an introduction to the pathogen and its systematics in chapters 1 and 2;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Bridge, P. D.; Holderness, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book
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This chapter concentrates on the biotechnological techniques developed in the fields of plant cell tissue culture and genetic engineering. Information is presented under the following headings: in vitro cultures and plant regeneration of grain legumes, including introduction to in vitro culture,...

Author(s)
Kuchuk, N.; Griga, M.; Kosturkova, G.; Ilieva-Stoilova, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994673)
Type
Book chapter

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